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Date: 2011jun25 OS: Windows Q. How does windows check if I have a good internet connection? A. Its NCSI (Network Connectivity Status Indicator) checks that:dns.msftncsi.com resolves to 188.8.131.52 using DNS http://www.msftncsi.com/ncsi.txt contains exactly: Microsoft NCSI with no newlines or other non-printing characters.More info http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc766017%28WS.10%29.aspx